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Carin Y Brown 42701 Women in Theatre Prof Liz Swain Women Have Come A Long Way A Doll House is no more about womens rights than Shakespeares Richard II is about the divine right of kings or Ghosts about syphilis Its theme is the need of every individual to find out the kind of person he or she is and to strive to become that person Bloom 28 Ibsen portrays this behavior in A Doll House through one of the main characters Nora Helmer by setting the scene in Norway in 1872 In the late 1800s women did not play an important role in society at all Their job was mainly to cook clean sew take care of the children and keep the house in order They were treated as a material possession rather than a human being that could think and act for themselves and looked upon as a decorative member of the household Women were robbed of their true identity and at the end of the play Nora leaves everything behind to go out into the world to seek her identityThis behavior can be traced back to the begin ning of time when women were to stay home and gather nuts and berries while the men would go out and do the hunting and fishing The male always dominated over the women and it was not viewed as unfair Male children would go to school to get an education in history mathematics science englishwriting while the female would go to school to learn how to cook sew clean and do household chores The male could then further advance his education by attending a college or university whereas no college would accept a
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